January 2006 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.
The Sons of Gwalia mine is situated in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. It was found by a group of Welsh prospectors in 1896. Gwalia simply means Wales; hence, it was Sons of Gwalia who found the mine.
The holes were overloaded with explosives, but I didn’t know it. I was just a green mining engineer fresh out of school and told to watch as the experienced miners set the charge.
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Four miners were killed in eastern Ukraine in two separate accidents during one week in May in the country's troubled mines, emergency officials said.
Desert dry lakes are the final resting place for many of the metals and compounds found within their drainage basins. Some, like Humboldt and Carson Sinks, have enormous drainage basins which include may highly-mineralized districts.
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